Everyone knows the story of Darko Milicic, and it seems at first glance that maybe he doesn't belong on this list — lots of people though Milicic would be good, right? Sort of. Even at the time, there were serious questions not only about Milicic's game, but also his motor and state of mind, and the latter two concerns especially proved to be millstones that he could never quite get rid of in the following decade. ("Weaknesses: Millstone Disposal.") Milicic will forever be notable, though, for the sheer quality of players drafted after him, including Melo, Chris Bosh, and D-Wade, who even at the time were all regarded as can't-miss superstars.
Players who were drafted after Milicic: